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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 01, 2004
THE USE OF COMPUTERIZED, possibly Web-based, decision-support systems is likely to have several benefits, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers' healthcare tren...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 28, 2004
A group of healthcare organizations is waiting to hear whether the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will respond to its letter, protesting its plans to enforce HIPAA data content requirement...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 28, 2004
Physicians in the capital city of Illinois will have an easier time using the information systems at its two large hospitals. That's because the front ends to the two systems wi...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 28, 2004
The line forms at the left for Congressional plans offering to provide federal support for healthcare IT efforts. As of mid-May, at least three proposals are floating around, an...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 28, 2004
The evolution in messaging standards from Health Level Seven will cause no small degree of angst for healthcare organizations and the vendors that serve them. Its third version...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 28, 2004
Dr. David Brailer, the nation's new healthcare IT czar, says he fully intends to meet President Bush's July deadline for a strategic plan to upgrade the federal government's use of healthcare informat...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 28, 2004
THERE IS NOT A LOT of room for proprietary technology and variant terminology in healthcare. Being able to share data securely through a broad range of devic...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 28, 2004
DAVID BRAILER, the economist, physician and entrepreneur tapped to become the first national healthcare IT coordinator, is clearly uncomfortable with the...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 28, 2004
WHILE PRESIDENT BUSH'S recent focus on electronic medical records (EMR) has brought widespread attention to the significant role that they can play in improvin...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am May 28, 2004
IT vendors, fresh from the National Managed Health Care Congress, are focusing on providing greater integration and added functionality to their managed care products this year....